Rural voices essential to democratic process
January 18, 2024
By Jillian Linster
Interim Policy Director
Center for Rural Affairs
Across the country, lawmakers are gathering in their respective state capitols and Washington, D.C. to begin another year of debating and passing legislation.
The democratic process is something America prides itself on and one that requires input from citizens to thrive. While the process for public input varies by state, ther...